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A Vital, Global Conversation: Feedback from Round Tables Advances IFLA’s Governance Review

Over the past two weeks, IFLA has organised a series of round tables, designed to deepen the conversation with our Members and volunteers about the future of our Federation. The feedback we have received will help the Governing Board improve and develop proposals to be delivered at our General Assembly on 5 November.

1 Septiembre 2020 | Governance

The Conversation Continues: IFLA’s Governance Review Round Tables Gather Vital Insights and Feedback

We are at the mid-point of our series of virtual round tables on our Governance Review, and have already received great feedback and useful questions. The next week will offer further opportunities to share your ideas – we encourage Members and volunteers to join us!

20 Agosto 2020 | Governance

Three new videos highlight proposed changes to IFLA’s Governing Board, Professional Structure, and Regional Structure

It’s a time of transformation in IFLA! With our new strategy, launched last year, we want to ensure we have the best possible structures for delivery.

12 Agosto 2020 | Governance

Towards a More Inclusive, Effective, Transparent IFLA: Key Resources for Governance Round Tables Published

Almost a year ago, IFLA’s Governance Review began. Now, after two surveys, numerous inputs by e-mail and letter, and countless conversations, we have come to a key moment in our efforts to give IFLA structures that match the ambition of our Strategy.

11 Agosto 2020 | Governance

Governance Survey Results: You Spoke, We Listened, Our Next Steps Together

Broad agreement with the directions of the Governance Review Draft Proposal is a key result of the survey.

28 Julio 2020 | Governance

Extended Call for Agenda Items: IFLA General Assembly 2020

IFLA's General Assembly 2020 will take place on 5 November 2020, in The Hague, The Netherlands. IFLA's Secretary General Gerald Leitner explains more.

20 Julio 2020 | General assembly, Governance

IFLA Governance Review: Survey and Next Steps

IFLA's survey of its Members and volunteers, seeking views on the first draft proposals on our new governance structure has closed, with over 700 responses, as well as suggestions via e-mail. Your contributions will help the Governing Board improve the plans further, before a series of open virtual round tables in August.

15 Julio 2020 | Governance

IFLA’s Members in favour of stronger involvement in decision making

IFLA’s members have offered overwhelming support via a consultative ballot to changes to the way that our Federation takes major decisions. At IFLA’s 2020 General Assembly, Members will be invited to confirm these changes, a key step further in IFLA’s Governance Review.

19 Mayo 2020 | General assembly, Governance, IFLA Strategy, membership

IFLA General Assembly 2020

While the World Library and Information Congress will not be taking place this year, IFLA still plans to hold its General Assembly, in line with its statutes, later this year. In a message to IFLA Members, IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner set out next steps towards defining a date.

13 Mayo 2020 | General assembly, Governance

On the Road to New Opportunities: Update on the IFLA Governance Review

Work to update IFLA's structures in order to deliver on our Strategy and our wider goal to be a more inclusive, effective organisation is continuing. IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner has sent the following message to all of IFLA's members, setting out progress and plans.

2 Marzo 2020 | Governance, IFLA Strategy


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